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An account of the Abipones, an equestrian people of Paraguay.

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An account of the Abipones, an equestrian people of Paraguay.


Published 1822
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Versos of title pages read: London: Printed by C. Roworth, Bell-Yard, Temple-Bar

Colophons read: London: Printed by C. Roworth, Bell-Yard, Temple-Bar

Translation, by Sara Coleridge, of the author's Historia de Abiponibus equestri, bellicosaque Paraquariae natione locupletata copiosis barbararum gentium, urbium, fluminum, ferarum, amphibiorum, insectorum, serpentium praecipuorum, piscium, avium, arborum, plantarum, aliarumque eiusdem provinciae, proprietatum observationibus, first printed Vienna, 1784. This edition lacks the plates present in the Latin original

"Of the language of the Abipones", v. 2, chapter XVI is a discussion of the Abipon language, its grammar, and some short glossaries of vocabulary in Abipon and English on p. 157-182

"Concerning other peculiarities of the Abiponian tongue", v. 2, chapter XVII is a discussion of the grammar and inflection of the Abipon language on p. 183-209; also includes references to the Guaraní language

"Concerning the arms of the Abipones, and their battle-array in fighting with other savages", v. 2, chapter XLI includes a small section on indigenous battle cries on p. 424-427

Pagination: v. 1: xii, 435, [1] p.; v. 2: v, [1], 446 p.; v. 3: vi, 419, [1] p

Signatures: v. 1: a b² B-2E 2F² (2F2 verso blank); v. 2: a (-a4) (a3 verso blank) B-2E 2F (-2F8); v. 3: a (-a4) B-2D 2E²

Sabin

Backer-Somervogel

Streit, R. Bib. missionum

Palau y Dulcet (2. ed.)

Medina, J.T. Bib. hispano-americana

Moraes, R.B. de. Bib. Brasiliana (1983 ed.)

Palmer, P.M. German works on America

John Carter Brown Library copy half bound in contemporary calf with green brocaded cloth boards; front boards of vols. 1 and 2 fully detached; rear board of vol. 2 fully detached; housed in burgundy cloth slipcases measuring 23 cm. tall


Publisher London : John Murray, Albemarle Street
Pages 466
Language English; Multiple
Call number b5710212
Digitizing sponsor John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor John Carter Brown Library
Collection jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Notes Copyright on Title page. No chapters printed.

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